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Title Slope during grading
Date October 1938
Description Image shows men working to grade a slope that runs alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is a truck parked next to the slope, and one man is standing on a rock pile in the back of the truck. The men are adding rocks to the soil at this portion of the slope, likely to prevent soil erosion. Image was taken in October 1938 near milepost 167 and Station 137+25 R L/back in Section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 167
Parkway Milepost: 167.0
Latitude: 36.832349
Longitude: -80.342446
Creator Individual K.W.D.
Tags Automobiles
Grading (Earthwork)
Patrick County (Va.)
Photographs
Trucks
View of road
Workers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway